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TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) Reviews

Updated May 23, 2018
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TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) CEO Andy Byford
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  • long hours, low flexibility in hours, and physical strain (in 11 reviews)

  • shift work included very late hours (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "station ambassador"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) part-time

    Pros

    -flexible hours
    -decent pay
    -perfect for students looking for a summer job

    Cons

    -long hours of standing
    -stressed customers will take their anger out on you


  2. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great environment
    Friendly
    Compensation benefits
    Free ttc pass
    Easy going

    Cons

    None
    There are no cons
    Not applicable
    Not necessary
    No cons

  3. "Good company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) full-time

    Pros

    Safe job, good benefits, very good pension plan

    Cons

    Not always promoting competence and hard work


  4. "Good Benefits, Security, but Hard to Climb Career Ladder"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant - Estimating in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Assistant - Estimating in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Benefits
    Secure work place
    Good location of office
    Work load is pretty easy overall
    Encourage extra training
    Health and safety program is really good

    Cons

    Hard to climb career ladder because it is generally based on seniority
    Most communication and work happens within your internal department, hard to make relationships with people from other departments
    A lot, at times, too much bureaucracy

    Advice to Management

    Consider providing more training and guidance to staff.


  5. "Employee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    pension, benefits, job security, free transit

    Cons

    cronyism, shiftwork, poor management, backstabbing atmosphere, union workforce is generally negative towards anything.


  6. "Good organization"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Hillcrest, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Hillcrest, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    the organization is trying to modernize their system and culture

    Cons

    nothing at the moment so far

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  7. "Streetcar Operator"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good Pay, friendly staff, fun workplace

    Cons

    shift work, long probation ( 10 months)

  8. "Design Engineer Track"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) full-time

    Pros

    Job Safety, Salary, People,

    Cons

    No room to move up


  9. "former employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) full-time

    Pros

    Salary is good but that is about it

    Cons

    unfair treatment of employees


  10. "Very Happy"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Transit Operator in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Transit Operator in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Healthcare and Dental plans
    - Group Life Insurance
    - Pension Plan.

    Cons

    - long hours
    - dealing with loud passengers


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